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Borden Cottages, Harrietsham

Description: Borden Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 173765

OS Grid Reference: TQ8717052356
OS Grid Coordinates: 587170, 152356
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2397, 0.6800

Location: East Street, Harrietsham, Kent ME17 1HL

Locality: Harrietsham
Local Authority: Maidstone Borough Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: ME17 1HL

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Listing Text

TQ 85 SE (south west side)

4/32 Borden Cottages
1 and 2
No. 1: House. Early C17. with early-to-mid C19 alterations. Timber
framed. Front elevation chequered red and grey brick, rear tile-hung
ground floor fist floor. Plain tile roof. Lobby entry plan
of 4 bays including stack bay. Left end bay possibly rebuilt
slightly later. 2 storeys on short stone plinth. Roof hipped to
left and continuous with no. 2 to right. Brick ridge stack towards
left end and another at right end shared with No. 2. Irregular fene-
stration of one long blind window from eaves to top of front door
and 2 glazing-bar sashes in open boxes. Blocked ground-floor window
to left of stack and glazing-bar sashes below first floor windows,
all with segmental heads. Panelled door with flatcorniced hood
beneath stack. Short C19 rear lean-to to left. Interior: Exposed
timbers. Iron range. No. 2: Possibly coach-house and stables, now
house. Late C18. Chequered red and grey brick, plaintile roof. Pro-
jects slightly forward from No.1. 2 storeys on brick plinth. One
C19 2-light casement to left. One 3-light ground-floor casement
with segmental head to right. Blocked door under first floor window.
Further door to rear. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: TQ8717352354

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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